Thomas Hughes

Thomas Hughes in ''The Law Gazette'', ''c.'' 1893 Thomas Hughes (20 October 182222 March 1896) was an English lawyer, judge, politician and author. He is most famous for his novel ''Tom Brown's School Days'' (1857), a semi-autobiographical work set at Rugby School, which Hughes had attended. It had a lesser-known sequel, ''Tom Brown at Oxford'' (1861).

Hughes had numerous other interests, in particular as a Member of Parliament, in the British co-operative movement, and in a settlement in Tennessee reflecting his values. Provided by Wikipedia